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January 11, 2016
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Jan

Feminism reinstated to A-level syllabus after uproar over its removal

Feminism will be reinstated into the A-Level politic syllabus, after uproar over its removal. According to a report in the Independent on Sunday, the government has made a u-turn on its plans to scrap the subject and to remove teaching on the topic of sex/gender, gender equality and patriarchy. Activists June Eric-Udorie and Jacquelyn Guderley...
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Jan

Most men believe gender equality is good for economy finds Fawcett Society

Only seven per cent of men believe they would lose out if society was more equal, a survey from the Fawcett Society has found. In a survey of over 8,000 people, the majority of men were found to support gender equality, however six in ten respondents said men in top jobs will not make room...
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Jan

Supporters of equality for women and LGBT communities recognised in 2016 New Year Honours list

A number of people were recognised for their support of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) and women communities in 2016 New Year’s Honours List. The individuals were highlighted for their contributions on working to improve equality for women and LGBT communities. Alison Pritchard, Government Equalities Office Director, said: “I am pleased to congratulate...
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Jan

100 Years of Women in Transport – creating a transport legacy

100 years ago marked a significant moment in transport history. As the First World War raged on, large numbers of men enlisted for military service and by the end of 1919, 49% of London Underground’s and 59% of London General Omnibus Company’s male staff had enlisted. To keep London and the UK moving, women took...
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Jan

Planning on celebrating Burn’s Night? Here’s our handy guide…

Burn’s Night falls on Monday 25th January this year but that won’t stop the celebrations taking place. If you’re looking for a night with a Scottish flair and great atmosphere, then check out our handy guide so that you can celebrate Scotland’s national treasure in style. So what is Burn’s Night? Burn’s Night is typically...
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Jan

In Her Shoes | Ruby Parmar, Officer Senior Partner, PwC, Milton Keynes

I was born in India and my family moved to Birmingham in the UK when I was two years old. My father started work for the Civil Service and when I was six and was posted to Scotland. At the age of seven, I went to boarding school in India, as did my two siblings,...
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